Blinde Weide, schlafende Frau
Publish date: August 4th 2008
Pages no: 411
Edition language: Deutsch
1 star stories: New York Mining Disaster, Airplane, A Perfect Day for Kangaroos, Dabchick. 2 star stories: Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman, Hunting Knife, A Poor Aunt’s Story, Nausea 1979, The Year of Spaghetti, The Rise and Fall of Sharpie Cakes, The Ice Man, Crabs, Where I’m Likely To Find It. 3 sta...
Tokyo, Sunday 3 November 2013, 1944 local timeI'll borrow a page from the Penketron playbook, and put out a longish entry on a short and sweet book. but wait, BLIND WILLOW, SLEEPING WOMAN isn't actually a short book. it's twenty four short stories by that master of hyper-contemporary Japanese litera...
I generally don't like short stories because I find them too short. This anthology of Murakami's short stories has a mix of his mundane story telling to the fantastic magical realism style. I enjoyed some of the stories. A lot of the stories felt too short or had interesting premises but felt und...
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman was the first book by Haruki Murakami that I have ever read and I was not disappointed. I had been meaning to read his work for quite some time, but IQ84 seemed like too big a book to take on without being accustomed to Murakami's style. The book itself is a collection o...
There's a few weird stories here and there. Review later.
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